Renewable Transformation Challenge: Top 10 announced

Elsevier and the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) launched the Renewable Transformation Challenge to encourage the progress to a world powered by renewable energy and accessible energy for all. The winner will receive a €20,000 prize. The winner, or one representative of the winning team, will receive a free registration to the Solar World Congress…

Another record breaking year for renewable energy: More renewable energy capacity for less money

Record power capacity of 161 GW added, for 23% less investment (USD 241.6 billion) Today REN21 published its Renewables 2017 Global Status Report (GSR), the most comprehensive annual overview of the state of renewable energy. Download the full report in several languages, infographics and highlights on the website: http://ren21.net/gsr-2017/ Dr. David Renné, ISES President states: “The…

ISES is now an accredited observer of the Green Climate Fund

The Green Climate Fund creates a remarkable opportunity to further the transformation of the world’s energy system to more effective use of ultimately 100% renewable, CO2-emission free energy.  This objective is very much in line with the objectives of the International Solar Energy Society, ISES, whose members worldwide include leading experts especially in the field…

100% RE Building Blocks: A toolkit for a sustainable transition to 100% Renewable Energy

In conjunction with the official launch of the Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform, the organization has released a comprehensive toolkit to support the 100% renewable energy transition by providing policy makers, governments, and community champions with the tools to create their own 100% renewable energy roapmaps. The full report, executive summary, and printable toolkit can…

Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform Launched!

Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform launched!  Bonn, 8 May 2017 – Today, representatives from major organizations from all over the world have gathered in Bonn to launch the Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform. During the launch event, some of the world’s most renowned experts on renewable energy presented solutions and strategies for achieving global 100% renewable energy, in line…